50-State Real Estate Broker Licensing Compliance Guide
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Wyoming Real Estate License

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Licensing requirements for Wyoming brokerage firms.

A business entity offering real estate brokerage services to the public typically must register with the real estate commission before conducting business activity. For assistance with licensing, please contact us to learn about our software and managed license services.

Company Licenses

Wyoming Real Estate Company Licenses

Wyoming Branch Office License

Agency:Wyoming Real Estate Commission
Law:

Wyoming Statute § 33-28-109

Eligible Entity Types:
  • Corporations
  • General Partnerships
  • Limited Liability Companies
  • Sole Proprietorships 
Foreign Qualification is Prerequisite:Yes
Financial Requirements:

Provide the name of the Wyoming financial institution and the name of the trust account which must include the Responsible Broker's name. If using a funds holder (Wyoming title company/ closing agent), include the name and address of the fund's holder and provide a signed copy of your agreement with the fund's holder.

Registered Agent (Special Agency) Required?No

Initial Registration

Form:

Branch Office Registration Application 

Filing Method:

Email realestatecommission@wyo.gov

Agency Fee:

$300

Required Attachments:
  • Plan of Supervision : must include information regarding deposit of monies, process for review of contracts, advertising, plan of supervision, plan for training, and other nuances of how the branch will adhere to the Real Estate License Act and the Wyoming Real Estate Commission Rules.

Wyoming Real Estate Company License

Agency:Wyoming Real Estate Commission
Eligible Entity Types:
  • Corporations
  • General Partnerships 
  • Limited Liability Companies 
  • Sole Proprietorships 
Foreign Qualification is Prerequisite:Yes
Financial Requirements:

Provide the name of the Wyoming financial institution and the name of the trust account which must include the Responsible Broker's name. If using a funds holder (Wyoming title company/ closing agent), include the name and address of the fund's holder and provide a signed copy of your agreement with the fund's holder.

Insurance Requirements:

Certificate of errors and omissions insurance is required. 

Qualifying Individual Requirements:
  • Must provide a Wyoming Fingerprint card. Two properly executed fingerprint cards and $39 in certified funds or money order, made payable to the Office of the Attorney General. (Complete instructions can be found on our website).
    • Permits will not be issued until fingerprint cards are processed and a satisfactory report is received from the Dept. of Criminal Investigation.
    • Fingerprint cards can be submitted to the Board office prior to submitting your application to avoid possible delay in licensing.
  • A copy of your birth certificate and driver’s license OR passport.
  • A current photo emailed to realestatecommission@wyo.gov. Front facial view; no hats or sunglasses.
  • Proof of passing exam scores. If you do not hold an active real estate license in another jurisdiction, you must provide proof of passing scores on both the national and state exam.
    • If you are actively licensed in another state, you must provide proof of a passing score only on the state exam. A completed application must be received by the Commission within 90 days of the passing exam score receipt.
  • Proof of education hours. If you do not hold an active real estate license in another jurisdiction, you must provide course completion certificates for Broker Course I and Broker Course II.
    • If you presently hold an active real estate license in another jurisdiction, you must provide course completion certificates for the Wyoming portion of Broker Course I and Broker Course II.
    • The course completion certificates must evidence completion of the course within one year prior to the date of application. Additionally, if you are applying as a Responsible Broker, you must submit proof of completion of a Commission approved broker management course taken no more than two years prior to the application.
  • Must provide proof of having served actively for two of the four years immediately preceding the application as a salesperson or associate broker. 
    • If you have not, you must submit official college transcripts indicating that you hold a degree in real estate from an accredited university or college.
    • If you are actively licensed in another state, you must provide proof of having served actively for two of the four years immediately preceding the application as alike licensed real estate Responsible Broker or Associate Broker.
  • Additional documents for those actively licensed in another state:
    • A certified license history for each state in which you are or were licensed, current and expired. Include an exhaustive list of all jurisdictions in which you hold or ever held a license. You will also need to provide certified license histories for all jurisdictions listed. If you have let a license lapse in a jurisdiction, you will still need to provide proof that your previous license was in good standing when it expired.
    • A service process form 

Initial Registration

Form:

Application for Corporation, Partnership or LLC License,  Responsible Broker Application for License, Wyoming Secretary of Registration

Filing Method:

Email realestatecommission@wyo.gov

Agency Fee:

$300

Required Attachments:
  • Corporations:
    • Copy of Articles of Incorporation 
    • Copy of By-laws
    • Copy of Minutes (must indicate the name of Responsible Broker; signed by the President; attested to by the secretary) 
    • Wyoming Secretary of State Registration/Certificate of Good Standing
    • Affidavit(s) (if necessary)
    • Non-resident: Irrevocable Consent to Service of Process form
  • General Partnerships 
    • Copy of Partnership Agreement
    • Copy of Minutes (must indicate name of Responsible Broker; signed by all partners)
    • Affidavit(s) (if necessary)
    • Non-resident: Irrevocable Consent to Service of Process form
  • Limited Liability Companies:
    • Copy of Articles of Organization
    • Copy of Operating Agreement
    • Copy of minutes (must indicate name of Responsible Broker; signed by all members)
    • Wyoming Secretary of State Certification of Organization/Certificate of Good Standing
    • Affidavit(s) (if necessary)
    • Non-resident: Irrevocable Consent to Service of Process form
  • Sole Proprietorships 
    • Wyoming Secretary of State Registration of Trade Name (if any)
    • List the company name you wish to use in advertising if no Trade Name
    • List only yourself as the company member
    • Non-resident: Irrevocable Consent to Service of Process form
  • All entities must have a certificate of errors & omission insurance
  • Provide the name of the Wyoming financial institution and the name of the trust account which must include the Responsible Broker's name. If using a funds holder (Wyoming title company/ closing agent), include the name and address of the fund's holder and provide a signed copy of your agreement with the fund's holder.
  • Qualifying individual must provide copies of: 
    • Two Wyoming Fingerprint cards
    • Copy of birth certificate 
    • A current photo emailed to realestatecommission@wyo.gov. Front facial view; no hats or sunglasses.
    • Proof of passing exam scores. If you do not hold an active real estate license in another jurisdiction, you must provide proof of passing scores on both the national and state exam.
    • Proof of education hours. If you do not hold an active real estate license in another jurisdiction, you must provide course completion certificates for Broker Course I and Broker Course II.
    • Must provide proof of having served actively for two of the four years immediately preceding the application as a salesperson or associate broker. 
    • Additional documents for those actively licensed in another state:
      • A certified license history for each state in which you are or were licensed, current and expired. Include an exhaustive list of all jurisdictions in which you hold or ever held a license. You will also need to provide certified license histories for all jurisdictions listed. If you have let a license lapse in a jurisdiction, you will still need to provide proof that your previous license was in good standing when it expired.
      • A service form
  • The names of directors, officers, members or partners and their titles is required to be filled out in the application. If any person is not licensed, they will need to fill out an affidavit. 
  • If you are establishing an office in your home, a letter from your local zoning office is required showing approval.

Registration Renewal

Form:

Online

Agency Fee:

$350

Due:

Triennially by December 31.

Individual Licenses

Wyoming Individual Real Estate Licenses

Wyoming Real Estate Associate Broker License

Agency:Wyoming Real Estate Commission

Initial Registration

Form:

Associate Broker Application for License

Agency Fee:

$300 license fee + $39 fingerprinting fee

Registration Renewal

Filing Method:

Online

Agency Fee:

$350

Due:

Triennially

Wyoming Real Estate Broker License

Agency:Wyoming Real Estate Commission

Initial Registration

Form:

Responsible Broker Application for License

Agency Fee:

$300 license fee + $39 fingerprinting fee

Registration Renewal

Filing Method:

Online

Agency Fee:

$350

Due:

Triennially

Wyoming Real Estate Salesperson License

Agency:Wyoming Real Estate Commission

Initial Registration

Form:

Salesperson Application for License

Agency Fee:

$300 license fee + $39 fingerprinting fee

Registration Renewal

Filing Method:

Online

Agency Fee:

$350

Due:

Triennially

Learn about real estate licensing in other states:

Associate Broker - Associate brokers are qualified to work independently as a broker, but choose to work under the authority of a designated broker.

On-Site Manager - A broker or salesperson who oversees the operations of a branch office under the authority of the designated broker.

Qualifying Broker/Designated Broker - An experienced and licensed real estate broker responsible for management and operation of a real estate firm.

Real Estate - Land, buildings, and their permanent improvements and fixtures. Also called "real property" in contrast to personal property.

Real Estate Agent - This term refers generally to any licensed real estate professional.

Reciprocity - Reciprocity makes it easier for out-of-state real estate firms to gain approval to operate in a foreign state by streamlining some licensing requirements.

Association of Real Estate License Law Officials (ARELLO)
Offers a license verification database accross 43 jurisdictions.

NAIOP Commercial Real Estate Development Association Agencies
Aid education, research, and advocacy efforts in the real estate industry.

National Association of Realtors
Real estate trade organization that provides information and resources for development of the real estate industry.

Urban Land Institute
Research and education association concerned with responsible land use and creating sustainable communities.

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